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On a certain map of the United States, of an inch represents

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On a certain map of the United States, of an inch represents [#permalink] New post 17 Aug 2018, 18:49
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On a certain map of the United States, \(\frac{3}{5}\) of an inch represents a distance of 400 miles. If Oklahoma City and Detroit are separated on the map by approximately \(\frac{3}{2}\) of an inch, what is the approximate distance between them in miles?

(A) 240
(B) 360
(C) 600
(D) 800
(E) 1,000
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Re: On a certain map of the United States, of an inch represents [#permalink] New post 18 Aug 2018, 00:15
\(\frac{3}{5}\) inch = 400
1 inch = \(\frac{400*5}{3}\)
\(\frac{3}{2}\) inch = \(\frac{400*5}{3} * \frac{3}{2}\) = 1000
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Re: On a certain map of the United States, of an inch represents [#permalink] New post 17 Oct 2020, 16:56
400 / (3/5) = D / (3/2)

=> D ={ 400 / (3/5) } * 3/2

=> D = (400 * 5 *3) / (3 * 2)
=> D = 1000
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